American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ADA, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

Lower extremity amputations increase with poor glycemic control in type 1 diabetes

June 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO — The risk for lower extremity amputations in adults with type 1 diabetes increases with poor glycemic control, severe renal…
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Progress continues with the National Diabetes Prevention Program

June 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO — The National Diabetes Prevention Program has been making great strides in preventing and delaying type 2 diabetes, but work still…
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ADA recognizes diabetes psychologist

June 10, 2017
Michael A. Harris, PhD, was honored with the Richard R. Rubin Award from the American Diabetes Association at the organization’s annual…
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Providers key to patients’ willingness to adopt diabetes technology

June 10, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Diabetes providers’ comfort with diabetes technology and beliefs about their patients’ comfort greatly influence the…
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SMBG beneficial for adults with type 2 diabetes

June 10, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Adults with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes who were not taking insulin were able to reduce their HbA1c with a structured program…
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Poor glycemic control more likely in minority youths than white youths

June 10, 2017
SAN DIEGO — The risk for major increases in HbA1c is higher among minority youth with type 1 diabetes compared with white youth with type 1…
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Disordered eating behavior in youths with diabetes diminishes quality of life

June 10, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Disordered eating behavior in youth and young adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes results in poorer blood glucose control, higher…
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SUSTAIN-6: Retinopathy complications may be increased with semaglutide

June 10, 2017
SAN DIEGO — An analysis of data from SUSTAIN 6, the cardiovascular outcome trial of the glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist semaglutide…
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Long-term type 2 diabetes risk continues to rise with extreme obesity

June 9, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Among Southwest American Indian children with obesity, the risk for developing type 2 diabetes in young adulthood increases…
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Weight loss may normalize adult diabetes risk in boys

June 9, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Men who had overweight at age 7 years but normal weight in young adulthood had the same risk for developing type 2 diabetes as men…